William (Pat) Partridge

 

Adjunct Professor of Organ

William (Pat) PartridgeWilliam Partridge, M.M., F.C.C.M., is the Canon Precentor Organist and Choirmaster of Christ Church Cathedral, University Organist at Washington University and a member of the faculties at Webster University and Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. In addition to teaching at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Mr. Partridge has served on the faculties of American University, Washington, D.C., the School of Music at Converse College, Spartanburg, S.C., and the Catholic University of Puerto Rico on a U.S. State Department project. Partridge is a Fellow of the College of Church Musicians at the Washington National Cathedral, where he also received his Master's in Church Music under Leo Sowerby and Paul Callaway. Additional studies were with George Thalben-Ball at the Temple Church, London, Sir William McKie of Westminster Abbey, and Dr. Gerald Knight at the Royal School of Church Music in England. For the past ten years, Mr. Partridge has served on the Board of Directors for the Hesse Scholarship Foundation. From 1996-1998 he served as Dean of the St. Louis Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.